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When There is No Compromise: Parenting from Different Viewpoints

Recently I had a conversation that was very uncomfortable for me, I found myself in the opposite “camp” of a conversation topic with an individual who I have a great deal of respect for. It was an issue of significance and one that was not just a hypothetical; it was a reality that we were […]

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The Mothers of Downton Abbey

It has been several weeks now since we bid farewell to what I will refer to one of the best televisions series ever, Downton Abbey. Writing for a blog I obviously wanted to capture this treasure and all my emotions that went along with it immediately. I write for a moms blog though… you know, […]

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Broken Moments: The Other Side of Betrayal

There are moments that grip us in a deep place of our being that we, from that moment forward, will never be the same. We try to pick up the pieces. We often find strength in ourselves. We search for, and perhaps find, a deeper meaning. We may or may not figure out the “whys?” […]

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6 Things Single Mothers Never Say… Ever

At the end of the day whether solo, joint, or partnered parenting we all find ourselves having similar challenges, similar experiences, and similar laughable moments. Parenting is just kinda like that. Single parenting though, does lend itself to a subset of its own ponderments. No matter what type of relationship – good, bad, consistent, or […]

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Motherhood at Dusk {Series}

When the doorbell rang for our photo shoot with, I truly had no idea what to expect.  I am not really a “candid” person.  I thrive on plans, organization, and structure.  Not to say there aren’t many candid moments in my life; I just do not plan a photo shoot around them.  Kati**, our […]

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